Leather Jerkin no. 2

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271175509970
This vintage leather jerkin was made in 1950 for the Belgian military. It is a similar model to that used during WWII by British forces. These were popular, both pre and post war among European laborers and hunters as an overgarment. This one has an olive drab blanket lining and plain shoulders. The tweed jacket pictured under the jerkin not included, and is pictured only to illustrate this vest’s use as a piece of outerwear.

Chest (pit to pit): 22″ (doubled =44″)

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Belgian Leather Jerkin

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281078341662
This vintage leather jerkin was made in 1952 for the Belgian military. It is a similar model to that used during WWII by British forces. This one has yoked shoulders, a four button front, and a blue-gray blanket wool lining. Tweed jacket pictured under the jerkin not included.

Chest (pit to pit): 23″ (doubled =46″)

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